We fight to improve the lives of people affected by cancer
Where the Money Goes
LIVESTRONG endeavors to be the best possible stewards of the outstanding financial commitments made by its donors and partners and to leverage those funds in the global fight against cancer.
We gratefully thank our donors on behalf of the people served through your generosity.
Making a donation—at any level—can be a complex and difficult decision. For that reason, we are as transparent as possible about how we have been, and will continue to be, good stewards of your gifts.
Since our inception, we have raised more than $500 million dollars for the fight against cancer, and 82% of those funds have gone directly to support our programs and services for survivors.
In 2011 we had functional expenses totaling $35,786,972, and 82 percent of every dollar raised went directly to programmatic funding totaling $29,348,074. See the charts below for a breakdown of functional as well as programmatic expenses.
In 2010 we had functional expenses totaling $35,746,206, and 81 percent of every dollar raised went directly to programmatic funding totaling $28,954,426. See the charts below for a breakdown of functional as well as programmatic expenses.
In 2009 we had functional expenses totaling $37,147, 929, and 81 percent of every dollar raised went directly to fund programmatic expenses (see chart below).
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